2. What styles do you teach?
3. What is the lineage of WDKC?
WDKC was founded by Dave Cheatham, Joy Cheatham, and Lorenza "T" Trotter. All were students of the late Prof. David D. Rix (10th Degree Black Belt) and Prof. Joanne Price (9th Degree Black Belt) at the Defender's Club, in Dundalk, MD
Although the WDKC founders have all retired from teaching regularly scheduled classes, the Club retains strong ties with them. Dave Cheatham (8th Degree Black Belt) is the Club's Director Emeritus. He continues to teach special classes for Black Belts and also conducts martial arts seminars. He is responsible for promoting existing WDKC Black Belts.
4. What is Kenpo?
Literally, Kenpo means "fist law" or "law of the fist". Kenpo is a martial arts style which combines efficient hand strikes and kicks against street-style attacks. Kenpo is Chinese in origin and was popularized in the United States by Master Edmund Parker.
5. What is Chin-Na?
Literally, Chin-Na means to "seize and control". It is a martial arts style that uses techniques applied to the joints and muscles, joint locks, and other techniques to subdue and control an opponent.
6. How do I get started?
You can try the Beginner's Self-Defense class without obligation for one class!! If you decide to continue, you can register through the A.A. County Rec & Parks web site.
8. Do children and adults participate in the same class?
In some classes, yes. In others, separate classes are conducted for the children in Grades 2 through 9 in our Junior Division.